Ben Gordon Center Offers Mental Health First Aid Training
Tuesday, April 29 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Resource Bank – Genoa Branch, Community Room, 310 Illinois 23, Genoa, IL
Wednesday, May 14 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kishwaukee Hospital, Roberts Conference Room, One Kish Hospital Drive
The stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from seeking help or even acknowledging that they need help. And if they do want help, they don’t know where to turn. Mental Health First Aid equips the public to help persons with mental illness connect to care.
You will learn
–The prevalence of mental illnesses in the U.S. and the emotional and economic cost.
–The potential warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
–A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.
–Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
–CEUs available: CNE, IAODAPCA, LCSW, LMFT, LCPC, CPDU
TO REGISTER or for more information, please call Michelle at 815-757-3488 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org